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Kentucky's Jarred Vanderbilt unlikely to play tournament opener

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This was a game where you benefited greatly if you maximized line value. "The way they played in the first half, we still needed to make a couple more shots, do some stuff, but I thought defensively, to play a team that's as efficient and execution team as Davidson, this young team did pretty good". Read More »

Brackets Busted by Upsets On Day One of NCAA Tournament

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And just like that, the Arizona Wildcats are no longer in the big dance. Arizona has played through one of the most hard seasons in program history. Massinburg revealed Obama's prediction had provided some extra motivation. The Volunteers have won SU in seven of eight overall, and also have won and covered in four straight second-round appearances, but are a meager 3-7 ATS in their past 10 when favored by five or more points. Read More »

Isaac Haas: Out for NCAA Tournament with fractured elbow

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DETROIT - March can be mundane, too. Edwards now has 643 points this season, just three points behind Caleb Swanigan (646) for third on the Purdue sophomore scoring chart. The 6-10 center came to Purdue as a part of the Boilermakers' 2014 recruiting class. "Their size and physicality made a difference", guard Jamal Smith said. Read More »

Kevin Harvick races to 3rd straight NASCAR win

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He had barely stepped out of his race auto Sunday at ISM Raceway after winning his third consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race after a rough week when he started with the zingers. The guys did a good job, Alan (Gustafson, crew chief) made a good call, had a good pit stop there at the end to get us the lead. "I felt OK going into Turn 1, and then going into Turn 3, something in the left front just kept locking up", Stenhouse said. Read More »

Eddie Jones 'very sorry' after vowing revenge on 'scummy Irish'

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At his media conference ahead of Wales' final Six Nations match against France , Gatland was asked about comments from Jones that surfaced this week in which he described Wales as a "little s-- place" . England's back-to-back defeats to Scotland and France now leave Eddie Jones' side staring down the barrel of their worst Six Nations since 2006. Read More »

Bison Madness? Bucknell ready to take on Michigan State in NCAA Tournament

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And if looking at Friday's opponent Bucknell , a versatile scoring team, it reminds you of what happened in 2016. South Dakota State is very well coached by T.J. But, let's go with No. 5 Ohio State . Both teams are coming off conference tournament titles, and both teams possess significantly more NBA-bound players than Virginia. Read More »

Jets bring back McCown, close on Bridgewater

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Bridgewater is a former first-round quarterback who appears fully healthy after suffering a major knee injury in 2016, and he still has plenty of upside at age 25. Johnson's addition is easily the biggest upgrade on the roster and his presence is expected to go a long way in fixing what was a broken cornerback position a year ago. Read More »

Liverpool, Man City to face off in Champions League

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They will host Bayern on April 3 before travelling to the Allianz Arena a week later. "I won't offend anyone if I say that after three months of holidays they have begun to play". "We are aware of the challenges in this competition", Arias said. The good thing is they are the team we know most about. "A staggering 33 points separated them when they played the second leg in Anfield and Chelsea were viewed as favourites , but they went out". Read More »

Radford and St. Bonaventure start tourney with wins

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Bonaventure defeated UCLA 65-58. The Villanova Wildcats easily took care of business against the Radford Highlanders in an 87-61 win on Thursday, March 15 in the Round of 64. (13.5), Carlik Jones (11.8) and Donald Hicks (7.9). -1 matchups, only 16 times has the game been decided by single digits, with just only seven of occurring in the last 27 years. Read More »

Lukaku urges Man Utd: We must focus on FA Cup

Wigan is the only non-Premier League side left in the competition. In this chair with Porto (in 2004) and Real Madrid (in 2013), they are out both times . "It's a different competition which means we can change our focus as well". They had Jimmy Case and Tony Grealish in their midfield and we went behind early on to a Gordon Smith goal. Read More »

Messi Quicker to 100 Champions League Goals Than Ronaldo

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But he started to play with Barcelona and, for sure, he will finish his career in Barcelona . The ball ricocheted off him in the penalty area to Luis Suarez and momentarily the full-back's gaze followed to the Uruguayan's foot. "We enjoy him. We're lucky enough to be seeing something that will go down in history". "So to compare him with Messi or Ronaldo is hard, but Eden Hazard is a fantastic player". Read More »

Syracuse rallies for 60-56 win over Arizona State

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Deandre Ayton scored 14 points and collecting 13 rebounds for his 24th double-double, which is now tied for the NCAA lead. When the game was over, Ayton and veteran guard Allonzo Trier already were discussing their plans for the NBA Draft, according to ESPN's Linda Cohn. Read More »

UConn, Irish, Louisville, Miss. State top seeds in women's NCAAs

The 2018 NCAA tournament is finally here, and the biggest action gets going Thursday afternoon and lasts all day. "Everything previous year was new for us, " Baranczyk said. Since this is the NCAA tournament and upsets are going to happen. In the end, they weren't even one of the final four teams out of the tournament. Read More »

Tyrann Mathieu becomes a versatile boost to the free agent class

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Former Cardinals free safety Tyrann Mathieu has ties to Giants and Jets . He could still play a hybrid linebacker/safety role for the Titans, but Mathieu could fill in as the starting strong safety opposite Byard. The Cards, however, were dealing with a contract based on his excellent 2015 season, which Mathieu signed in training camp before the 2016 season. Mathieu would allow the Steelers to focus on other positions in the draft. Read More »

Toys 'R' Us 'profoundly sad' to liquidate all USA stores

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Many of its wounds were self-inflicted. And that meant an unpleasant shopping experience that doomed the chain. In 2017, Toys "R" United States accounted for roughly one-fifth of USA toy sales according to Jefferies analyst Stephanie Wissink, but has faced higher competition from Walmart , Amazon , and Target . Read More »

Nate Solder To Sign With New York Giants

The Giants get a seven-year veteran left tackle with 95 career starts. The deal is expected to be worth around $62 million over four years. But with their recent departures, particularly Solder, they have a lot of other pressing needs on the roster aside from backup QB that need their attention this offseason. Read More »

Kissing Cousins: Minnesota Vikings Edition

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Finally, it seems all three QB's on the Vikings will be with other teams next season. The Broncos will have plenty free-agent options for the No. 3 wide receiver role, and the cash saved by signing Keenum over Cousins will play a part in retaining many players from past year, including Emmanuel Sanders , Demaryius Thomas , Derek Wolfe and more - a positive domino effect that could greatly benefit the Broncos. Read More »

Jose Mourinho has 'no regrets' after Manchester United exit Champions League

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Jose Mourinho claimed early Champions League exits are not "something new" for Manchester United as he knocked the club out twice before taking charge at Old Trafford . "It was a good, happy move by Vincenzo to bring Ben Yedder and when they scored the first goal it's completely different". But we didn't deserve it because we weren't good enough. Read More »

Kirk Cousins is taking his talents to Minnesota

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Case Keenum is moving on to Denver, where he will reportedly sign a 2-year deal worth $36 million, with only the first year guaranteed. Six years ago, Elway landed Peyton Manning, the biggest free agent prize in National Football League history, following his release by the Colts and a series of neck fusion surgeries. Read More »

Mourinho names the game that restored Man Utd's reputation

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United, who were playing their first Champions League knockout game in four years, have won 15 of their 18 home games so far this season. "I knock out Manchester United at home at Old Trafford". "So this is nothing new for this football club". Mourinho's gamble on Fellaini appeared to have largely backfired as he failed to impose his physical presence on Sevilla's ball players in midfield. Read More »

Rabada: I have to tone down my aggression

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Certainly it was Rabada who lit up the morning session at St George's Park. "I can't keep doing this because I'm letting the team down and I'm also letting myself down", he told reporters after starring in the six-wicket win. The Australians are convinced that if they can't get Kagiso on the first two technical charges, then surely this one is watertight. Rabada does not come from hardship, though. Read More »

QB Kirk Cousins To Sign With Vikings

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Case Keenum , who previously played for Gary Kubiak in Houston, is No. 2 on many teams' lists. The New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings could be among the top suitors for Cousins, who became Washington's full-time starter in 2015. Manning had a spectacular closing chapter in Denver, leading the Broncos to the playoffs in all four of his seasons, reaching two Super Bowls and winning one. Read More »

Jose Mourinho tells Man United to forget about Liverpool FC

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Tottenham and Chelsea took advantage of Liverpool's loss in the battle for the top four with comfortable wins, but Spurs' 4-1 success at Bournemouth was marred by a nasty looking ankle injury suffered by Harry Kane. We have confidence, we know it will be tough but we are ready. Away in London a week later, at Crystal Palace , a typically frustrating lethargic and complacent performance at Selhurst Park seemed to be set to put United into third. Read More »